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Urban Explorers

Urban Explorers
The pure enjoyment of exploring places that most people wouldn't go. The experience of maneuvering mazes and obstacles of days gone by. The adenine rush of the unexpected. Finding footprints where you wouldn't expect them. This is urban exploring. And this is why we love it.

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Urban Exploration-More than a walk in the park « The Thicketeer Yesterday I made mention of one of my favorite subjects, Urban Exploration. For those of you who were intrigued, this is the post that will answer some of your questions and (hopefully) give you some new ones. I cant really recall where I first heard about urban exploration (to be abbreviated as UE from now on). I was probably playing around on google on one of my more restless days, searching for things like “adventure” and “explore”. Either way, I stumbled my way onto a page that mentioned UE and gave a brief description of it. I thought to myself, “Hey, I like to explore!

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